August 12th – A rest day. Went to “Bear Coffee” in Silverton for their veggie breakfast burritos again. We checked email, etc. and then went to take a coin-operated shower at the Molas Lake campground. We then had a late pizza lunch along with some delicious brews at “Avalanche Brewing and Pizza” back in Silverton….
August 12th, 2019: The big day! Our long, tough hike up to the Ice Lakes Basin!!!
August 9th – 11th, 2019: Camping and high country day hiking with Veronica!!!
August 1st through August 8th, 2019: Preparing for my big trip to Colorado to join Veronica for some epic hikes and special daddy – daughter time!!!
May 14th, 2019: A bittersweet goodbye to lovely Paris and the close of 5 amazing weeks in Europe!!!
May 13th, 2019: Our last full day in Paris – the incomparable Musée de Louvre and another visit to Monet’s water lillies at the Musée de l’Orangerie!!!
May 11th, 2019: An incredible day in Paris visiting the Picasso Museum and the Centre Pompidou!!!
May 10th, 2019: The incredible Musée d’Orsay and dinner at an old, late-night Paris bistro in Les Halles, with an old friend from our years living in Japan!!!
May 9th, 2019: By TGV high-speed train from Angoulême, back to Paris!!!
This morning we hopped back on board the tiny, one-car train for the ride along the beautiful, meandering Dordogne River, from Sarlat-la-Canéda to Périgueux, and then on to a faster, but still local train from Périgueux, back to the large city of Bordeaux. At the Bordeaux St. Jean central train station we boarded a duplex…